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Dine at Hacienda AltaGracia

A soulful expression of Costa Rican culinary rituals

Sustainability rooted in countryside and custom

Inspired by the seasons and incredible flora and fauna of the region, dining at Hacienda AltaGracia is an experience of indigenous Costa Rican life that stimulates the explorer in each of us. A deep connection with the land will allow you to experience many techniques that maximize sustainability, such as pickling, fermenting, aging, dehydrating - creating a culinary tour of the region that will excite the senses.

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Grano

A pure, soulful expression of Costa Rican ingredients and Latin American culinary rituals, Grano is the chef’s laboratory. Warm, inviting and rustic in style, the dishes served tell a story – of a place, traditions, ingredients. Influenced by cuisine throughout Central America, the menu hosts a rich palette of flavors with great variety and ever-changing food and beverage journeys.

Inspired Dining Venues

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Picoteo

Served poolside, this effortless cuisine is fresh, appealing, and meant to be shared by the entire family. Punctuated by the occasional dinner, Picoteo's menu is inspired by the cuisine and ethos of food as adventure and wellbeing that is signature to Hacienda AltaGracia.

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Mercado

The heart of the resort, this multi-function crossroads will keep you nourished and refreshed throughout the day. Offering easy access to snacks and beverages, coffee and pastries, the all-day continental-style menu utilizes local ingredients and is a welcoming space for curious minds.

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Las Brisas

Offering a rotating menu that includes items from Picoteo and classic poolside favorites, the food at Las Brisas is perfect for enjoying a leisurely afternoon. The palapa bar serves beer, wine, and simple, fresh fruit juice-driven, aperitif-style cocktails for chaise lounge imbibing.

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Cienfuegos

Defined by sensational get-togethers, Cienfuegos recreates some of the best elements of Costa Rican culture. Inspired by BBQ and rodeo, this lively dinner experience spotlights a simple land and sea menu cooked over a dried coconut husk-based fire. Served with an array of accompaniments, including small salads, vegetables, fermented items from the larder, plus grains and beans, the cuisine takes inspiration from Korean BBQ.

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El Cultivo

The chef's garden at AltaGracia is a key component of overall life. Connecting with the land, which provides produce and herbs, creates a deeper understanding and appreciation of food and its provenance. Private dinners can be enjoyed within El Cultivo – or select your morning fruit from the stand to be custom-served to you at the Mercado. Medicinal plant classes and foraging expeditions maximize the garden's offering.

Culinary Adventures

Engage with our cuisine both onsite and off, via the experiential dining that accompanies our adventure program.

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The Art Of...

Join our culinary team for immersive workshops exploring the unique ingredients and traditional dishes of Costa Rica. Part of our complimentary weekly experiences, these interactive courses explore ingredients from cacao and avocado to dishes such as tamales and tortillas.
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Hacienda Cafe Tasting

Learn about the 7,000 coffee plants that have turned AltaGracia into a coffee farm - and join our Barista in Mercado to discover different beans, roasting and preparation techniques that makes coffee a much-loved beverage. Enjoy a tasting as part of our complimentary weekly calendar of experiences, or dive deeper into the process with a tour to our neighbouring coffee cooperative of Los Jilgueros.
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Culinary Workshops

Immerse in Costa Rican cuisine and tradition with a cooking class developed from recipes passed down by generations and the fresh produce of El Cultivo, our organic garden, located at the heart of our resort. Or be inspired by the 100 fires at Cienfuegos - our feature restaurant drawing from cooking purely over live fire. Enjoy an incredible private lunch while learning skills, techniques and recipes to take home.
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Chef Norberto

Hacienda AltaGracia x The Modestos

Argentinian Chef Norberto Piattoni refined his craft at the renowned Restaurant Garzon, as head chef under Francis Mallman. Later relocating to the US, he has worked under the moniker ‘The Modestos’ since 2020 doing a series of charity pop-ups in New York and Los Angeles. AltaGracia will welcome Chef Norberto for a collaborative series of culinary events - including dinners, lunches and interactive guest experiences.
  • April 9-17, 2022